Country of Origin:GBR
James Akenhead News
- James Akenheads Wins Stars Sunday MillionJan. 23, 2012
- James Akenhead Wins FTP Million VIIIDec. 6, 2009
- WSOP Final Table: Akenhead Eliminated in 9thNov. 8, 2009
- 2008: $664,118
- 2009: $1,942,077
- 2010: $248,883
- 2011: $45,760
- 2012: $47,434
- A former train engineer and snooker player, James rose through the poker ranks as a founding member of The Hit Squad. In 2008, James narrowly missed out on a WSOP bracelelt, coming second in the $1500 NLH event for over $500,000.
- 2009 Was even better. Akenhead became the first UK player to make the famed November Nine, finishing in 9th at the WSOP main event for over a million. James also made the final table of the WSOP Europe main event and took the prestigious Poker Million title live on television in London.
Name: James Akenhead
Favourite drink: Jaigerbombs! :)
Favourite music to grind to: Radioheads, Muse
Favourite city: Las Vegas
Best film: Rounder
What car do drive: -
Favourite sports team: -
June 19, 2011
Vegas is my number one place. It's very special to me and also a lot of the guys. I have almost never cashed in Europe ...
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